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Gene Hackman

  • Music

    November 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    10 Totally Played Out Wedding Songs That Will Still Pack the Dance Floor at Your Reception

    Years ago, a wedding planner told me the basis of a successful wedding is remembering that primarily the ceremony is for the bride, the food is for the groom, the photos are for the family and the music is for the friends. While not 100 percent accurate, it does form the basis of a pretty successful ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2012

    Throwback Units: Ten Other Vintage Cop Car Designs HPD Should Consider

    Everybody wants to go retro. From throwback uniforms in professional sports to 80s hipster hairdos, everybody is kicking it old school. Cars are not all that different. Dodge re-invented the Charger, the Volkswagen Beetle got re-issued a few years back and we assume a reset of the El Camino is on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    15 Inferior Best Picture Oscar Winners (And the Enduring Classics They Beat)

    Last Wednesday, Craiggers hit on some forgotten Best Picture Academy Award winners, films which have slipped through the cracks of society's consciousness for one reason or another; either for being too of-the-moment, not having enough quotable lines, or for simply not having held up very well -- hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    If Not Rapper, What Job Would You Want To Have?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday that isn't a national holiday Rocks Off will have some of them hear discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Bun B, Fat Tony, Preemo, Chingo Bling, Kane, Thu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Five Reasons Facebook's Facial Recognition Feature is a Bad Idea

    And you thought this was just some lame Tom Cruise joint.​Last week, Facebook finally launched its much-anticipated facial recognition software designed, at least they claim, to aid in tagging photos of you. Immediately, concerns over privacy were raised and justifiably so. In a world where vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Pop Rocks: Pocket Full Of Kryptonite

    Lindsay Lohan's in my next movie? Just leave the bottle.​I'd done a decent job putting the fact they're rebooting the Superman franchise *again* next year out of my mind, that is until a flurry of recent Man of Steel-related news items popped up in the last week or so. "Wait," you're saying, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Won't You Let Me Take You On A/Sea Cruise

    ​If I was ever planning on taking a cruise again (and I'm not), I'd have serious doubts about buying tickets on any Carnival ship: Thousands of passengers on a towed cruise ship will disembark in San Diego, California, Thursday with their own tales from a three-day ordeal that left them witho ... More >>

  • Film

    September 9, 2010

    Unlikely Porn Star

    Luke Wilson brings hardcore to the masses in Middle Men.

  • Film

    August 5, 2010

    Unlikely Porn Star

    Luke Wilson brings hardcore to the masses in Middle Men.

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Game Time: Yeah, My Bracket Blows, But At Least I'm Not This Guy

    ​Sometimes I forget that the cushy little sports world I live in is not the end-all and be-all. For the better part of the last two weeks, it has felt like everything was crashing down around me as housewives and receptionists everywhere had outpicked me on their March Madness brackets using such ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    For The Final Four: Five Most Inspirational Pre-Game Speeches

    As the NCAA Tournament builds to a climax, one can only speculate about the kinds of speeches offered by the likes of Texas' Rick Barnes and OU's Jeff Capel before their respective matches against Duke and North Carolina. One thing seems certain, it probably wouldn't have hurt to have one of these d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Top Five Movie New Year's Eve Parties

    Tim Robbins once called New Year's Eve "amateur night for drunks," and the tiresome celebrity pinko was absolutely right for once. The forced merriment and lack of decent bowl games means people put that much more effort into inebriation, with predictable results. Luckily some people found ways to m ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 28, 2008

    The Conversation

    Francis Ford Coppola’s 1974 cult hit gives viewers something to talk about

  • Calendar

    June 12, 2008

    Superman

    In the age of limitless special effects, Richard Donner’s superhero flick could teach youngsters a thing or two about character.

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Tuck of the Town

    Anita Bump's show is packin' them in

  • Film

    June 29, 2006

    Recycled Steel

    You'll swear you've seen this Superman somewhere before

  • Film

    December 23, 2004

    Sea of Loathe

    Wes Anderson takes Bill Murray out to sea and strands him there

  • Film

    April 1, 2004

    Blarney Rubble

    Intermission kicks through the debris of modern Ireland

  • Film

    March 11, 2004

    Dammit, Mamet!

    Based on Spartan, it would seem the master of macho dialogue has lost his touch

  • Film

    December 18, 2003

    Bow Down

    The Return of the King rules

  • Film

    November 29, 2001

    Snore War

    Owen Wilson goes down Behind Enemy Lines and lands in familiar terrain

  • Film

    November 8, 2001

    Botched Job

    David Mamet plots and schemes, then blows his own Heist

  • Culture

    August 2, 2001

    Money Men

    Five years after Swingers, Jon Favreau just wanted to get a movie Made

  • Film

    March 22, 2001

    Dirty Rotten Seducers

    Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt set their booby traps in Heartbreakers

  • Film

    March 1, 2001

    Los Gringos Locos

    Julia Roberts's and Brad Pitt's performances go straight south in The Mexican

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Better in Pairs

    Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features

  • Music

    August 10, 2000

    Singin' in the Rave

    BT tries to do the unutterable: Be a DJ who vocalizes

  • Film

    August 10, 2000

    Picking at Scabs

    Someone please find some substitute filmmakers for The Replacements

  • Film

    February 24, 2000

    Good Trouble

    John Frankenheimer influences a new generation of thrill seekers with Reindeer Games

  • Film

    December 16, 1999

    Mousetrap

    Stuart Little's thick sugar coating is fine for kids. All others, beware.

  • Film

    December 3, 1998

    Movie Starr?

    Enemy of the State parallels special prosecutor plots

  • Film

    March 5, 1998

    Too Late

    Twilight is dim indeed

  • Film

    July 24, 1997

    Going Down

    Air Force One nose-dives into an ocean of ennui

  • Film

    February 13, 1997

    Power Outage

    Eastwood crawls over the hill and into the sunset

  • Film

    October 17, 1996

    Blasts from the Past

    Geena Davis and Gene Hackman exhume some explosive histories

  • Film

    September 26, 1996

    Intensive Care

    After Extreme Measures, Hugh Grant's career is in stable condition

  • Film

    May 30, 1996
  • Film

    March 7, 1996

    Family Values

    The Birdcage updates La Cage Aux Folles with some political bite

  • News

    June 29, 1995
  • Film

    May 18, 1995

    War Games

    Crimson Tide dives deep, but ends up dead in the water

  • Film

    February 16, 1995

    Dead Bang

    Gonzo Western The Quick and the Dead is ludicrously entertaining

  • Film

    June 30, 1994

    Uurrpp!

    Kevin Costner makes a mess of a cowboy legend

  • Film

    December 16, 1993
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